Donald Morton Stewart
Stewart worked for numerous northern airlines, and later joined the civil service as a Department of Fisheries employee.
Mayor of Hay River
Stewart ran for re-election and held his district in the 1979 Northwest Territories general election. He became speaker of the Legislative Assembly in 1980 after Robert MacQuarrie resigned the position. He served as speakership through 2 full terms in office until he was defeated in the 1987 Northwest Territories general election. Stewart is currently the only speaker in the history of the territory to be defeated.
|Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories|
|MLA Hay River
Robert H. MacQuarrie
|Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Northwest Territories